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, google's vice president, hosted by the center for american progress. it's about an hour. >> susan, as always. that's a really tough act to follow. >> for sure. >> i am delighted to be here. tell you one quick story. i did a column one time in which i referred to her as the sugar ray robinson policy director. for those of you here who are noort boxing fans or don't remember sugar ray rob join, about 99% of the audience, he was pound for pound the greatest boxer in the history of the game. sugar ray robinson policy record, when i see her i say high sugar. >> i was wondering why you say that. >> one of my younger reporters overheard this one time and said to a colleague, god, is he old. it's a different generation, isn't it? i'm sorry. sugar. >> i'm glad you explained that. >> you were worried, too. it's terrific to be here. what a great panel. glenn hutchins is the founder of silver lake. he has been probably -- there's been no private equity guy who has invested in as much in technology and innovation. his -- he is a tremendous asset to drew fast at harvard. as a great advisor and
with google and harvard for a day that i hope will stimulate people and remind them of the importance of the investments. thank you. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> president obama travels to michigan today. he will be speaking to autoworkers in a plant outside detroit about extending the bush tax cuts for the middle class. the president met with john boehner at the white house to discuss a deal to avoid the automatic tax increases and spending cuts that are set to kick in at the beginning of next year. we will have live coverage of the prison in michigan starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. -- the president in michigan starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. at 5:30 p.m. eastern, how u.s. debt, economic growth, and baby boomers retiring could lead to political and economic change. also, the u.s. senate meets today to continue debate on extending insurance on higher deposit announced. live coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. the house gavels in a tomorrow. we will have live coverage tomorrow a
not that familiar with the education act. google is spending a significant amount of money to see we can do better. what the big frustration is what we talk about education but many of the other social problems that we talked about, when you see that there is such a dramatic technological change and we have not done anything to abandon our educational system. we can see is their ways that we can use these ongoing on-line resources to reach kids and get them to think beyond, to do that type was of things to introduce them to worlds beyond our borders. there are opportunities to shake things up and to cut some of the costs by allowing kids to enter world's and realms of the have never been allowed to enter before through technology and we need to spend more time figuring out how we change that paradigm if we know it. particularly for the pre-k through high-school. how can we learn better based on what we know today? >> let me try two more before we open it up to questions. warren buffett says tax rates do not matter as much as a lot of people pretend when it comes to companies and investment and inn
second panel will include -- this is our first attempt at live testimony by, is it google -- fwoogle hangout. i suspect no one has testified by google hangout, a thing i didn't know existed. my thanks to the technical assistants and the policy support of several very capable folks who made this happen. thank you and welcome and we appreciate your repeat testimony before the subcommittee. >> thank you very much, chairman coons and ranking member isakson. on behalf of the national democratic institute, i look forward to the opportunity to address political developments in mali. mali face there's interwoven crises, a humanitarian emergency in the north which affected 450,000 people, political uncertainty in the capital, and a severe food shortage affecting the entire sahara subreregion. if this crisis were allowed to fester, they would have a long-lasting negative impact on mali and west and north africa, particularly countries like niger, mauritania and others which vauvenpo rouse borders. mali's current transition often looks like a three-legged pecktive, buzz of the unclear boundarie
can go on google, fined 20 different tracking experiments that people have performed on these machines, and diebold wears its political heart on its sleeve. they contribute hugely to political campaigns. a paper trail for these machines would be an excellent idea to make sure it is not being act, because it has been repeatedly proven that it is embarrassingly easy to hack these machines. that needs to happen. anyway, that is the election reform part of my speech, and i am going to end with another song, that can and i sang when we were at out at the trail. can actually thought until she was about 12 years old, she thought the picture of fdr, on her grandmother's mantelpiece was a grandfather. [laughter] -- her grandfather. her grandmother was such a fervent new-dealer that she inoculated came into liberal politics. ♪ o beautiful for spacious skies for amber waves of grain for purple mountain majesties above the fruiten plain america1 america! god shed his grace on thee and crown they god -- thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining sea from sea to shining sea ♪ ♪ thank you. [
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